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A.H.C MATERIALS manufactures industrial engineered wood products for the construction industry. Using durable hardwoods and waterproof adhesives, the EMTEK crane mat is half the weight of a typical 12” mat.

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Beams are bolted together with countersunk nuts.

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Portable bridge – 20’ span

(right) 350 trips across the bridge with chains.

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clip_image002[13]“We run aggressive chains.
These mats hold up.”

350 trips – no surface wear. Scott Madden
Madden Timberlands
Old Town, Maine


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“flat… predictable”

Bill Zimmerman EIC Associates Jersey City, NJ


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“we run 195,000 lb on growsers
all day long…
our emtek mats hold up”

Ned Scrivner Conestoga-Rovers Deleware City, DE


Consistent - Durable - Lighter Weight

  • 40% the weight of traditional mats
  • Mats are flat
  • Beams are glue laminated and then bolted
  • Durable hardwoods

Strength Comparison - #2 White Oak

  • 5 1/2" emtek = 12" oak
  • 4 1/2" emtek = 10" oak
  • 3 1/2" emtek = 8" oak

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DESIGN PROPERTIES

    Emtek #2 White Oak
Bending Fb (psi) 3100 600
Shear Fv (psi) 290 105
Stiffness E (lb-in2) 1.9 0.8

#2 White Oak values per 1997 National Design Specification for Wood Construction- 5x5 and larger

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